Illinois Democrat Sean Casten Among House Candidates Raising Eye-Popping Sums For November ElectionThe money, coming largely from small-dollar donors, has given these Democrats a chance in lean-Republican districts, leveling the playing field for a group of would-be lawmakers.
Toys R Us Investors Planning Possible Comeback For Shuttered RetailerA group of investors is scrapping an auction for Toys R Us assets, despite receiving a number of qualified bids, and will work with potential partners to develop new ideas for stores.
Kanye West Explains His 13th Amendment CommentsKanye West wants to clarify his controversial comments about the 13th Amendment.
Army Veteran From Indiana Facing Collection Agency Over Kids' Lunch MoneyAn Indiana veteran facing a collection agency over unpaid school lunches for his three children is now receiving assistance from the Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs.
Officer Who Stopped Dixon High School Shooting Gets Royal Treatment From BearsDixon resource officer Mark Dallas was honored at Soldier Field in Chicago as Honorary Captain as the Bears took on the Seattle Seahawks. He got there in a 44-seater bus filled with his biggest fans from the Dixon community.
Senator Booker Releases Confidential Kavanaugh Documents During Confirmation HearingDefying rules of the Senate and in protest of the confirmation process of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, New Jersey Democrat, Sen. Cory Booker on Thursday released documents pertaining to Kavanaugh's record deemed "confidential" by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Obama To Unveil 'Pointed' Midterm Message In Speech At University Of IllinoisPresident Barack Obama, to the chagrin of some Democrats, has spent much of 2018 on the sidelines to what top party operatives believe is a generational fight against President Donald Trump. That ends Friday.
Cincinnati Bank Shooting Leaves 4 Dead, Including GunmanPolice say they've responded to an active shooter situation at the Fifth Third Bank building in downtown Cincinnati and there are multiple injuries.